[Snort-users] Snort not connecting to MySQL

twig les twigles at ...131...
Wed Jan 15 10:58:06 EST 2003

TCPdump and error messages are your friends.  Throw up
a tcpdump session on the mysql server box and see if
snort is even launching packets at the server.  Unless
you have an error messsage that already establishes
this fact, in which case you need to send that with
the post to get any help.

--- "Michael J. Ayers" <ayersmj at ...8009...> wrote:
> I have snort installed and working for the most
> part...but the only
> thing that is not working is it is not connecting to
> the mysql database
> to update it.  I have verified that the host running
> snort CAN access
> the database...it just seems that snort isn't.  I
> have quadruple checked
> the following and it is correct:
> output database: log, mysql, user=snort
> password=snort dbname=snort
> host= port=3306
> Can anyone give me a heads up on how to figure out
> what is going on here
> that it is not connecting or how to turn on mysql
> logging?
> Thanks.
> -- 
> Michael J. Ayers
> IT Manager
> Eidogen Inc.
> ayersmj at ...8009...
> 626.817.2266
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